4 Reasons You Need to Invest in a Designer for Your Website

The idea of running a profitable blog is one that sometimes lights a fire in people. Putting your ideas out into the world and inspiring others can be one of the greatest feelings in the world. But it takes a lot more than just throwing some words up on a screen....

How to Make a Successful Start Here Page

Have you noticed a trend online? One where websites are eliminating sidebars and implementing Start Here pages? Oh, you haven’t noticed? That’s okay because we’re going to talk about why you need a Start Here page (even if you keep the sidebar) and how to easily set...

Breakup with LeadPages for under $100

The Creative Boss has been an advocate of LeadPages for a while now, and don’t get me wrong, they have great popup boxes and easy-to-design landing pages. However, it gets expensive. At $37 a month, it starts adding up. I studied my expenses for the year in hopes of...

Why You NEED a Brand Style Guide

I’ve spent years as an online entrepreneur and cycled through a handful of websites, but I’m almost ashamed to say that it wasn’t until I started The Creative Boss that I even discovered what a brand style guide was. Seriously, I had no clue. I knew the basics – a...

DIY WordPress Design: Choosing a WordPress Theme

You already know how crucial a great looking website is to the success of your online business but after deciding that WordPress is the platform for you, you are left with the daunting task of choosing a WordPress theme. Wordpress themes can vary greatly in price from...

4 Super Easy Ways to Secure Your WordPress Blog

One of the worst things that can happen to your blog is to have it hacked. This can be an absolute nightmare, especially if your site is your primary source of income. Anyone who has experienced having their site hacked can tell you how difficult it was to fix things...

The Real Cost of Starting a Profitable Blog

You see it time and time again. Blogging is a low-cost way to start making money on the internet. Oh, how I wish that were true. What no one tells you is the real cost of starting a blog and the time that it takes. The time, what is your time worth? This will vary for...

Blog Branding: More Than Just a Name

When you hear the term "Blog Branding" what comes to mind? A name, maybe a logo. Chances are you are not thinking about how to fully brand your blog. Branding your blog involves much more than a logo and a name. There are colors, fonts, a style and much more that all...

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